2014
BSCAI Executive Insights

There are two things that managing partner of AffinEco Michael Diamond believes have given his company the ability to sustain 47 years — putting clients first and empowering his staff. Providing great value and recognizing clients’ needs have positioned AffinEco as an ideal partner for its clients, but the focus on its team members has taken the company to the next level. Read more…

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UCONN CEO Event

To successfully manage a growing company through a recession and changes in technology requires a strategic vision and strong leadership.

Often CEOs get caught up in the day-today functions of their companies, but what drives growth is when they cultivate a strong workforce and think strategically. Read more…

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The Modern Clean Sweep FBJ Article

Paul Senecal did not realize he’d stumbled onto his future career path at age 10 when he started to spend his Saturdays at his father’s department store hanging out with the maintenance crew.

Fast-forward 40 years and he’s at the forefront of a $35 million cleaning and maintenance company, AffinEco LLC., with his partner Michael Diamond. Read more…

Company News

Cleanliness Is Next to Productiveness

By Sue Minichiello “Did you know that a typical office keyboard can contain as many as 7,500 bacteria at any given moment? Or that viruses like the flu can linger on office desks or computers for 24 hours or more?” That information, published in a recent Facility Executive, article might...

Banning Plastic is a Growing Trend

By Matt Ellis Last June, the United Nations launched an environmental campaign called Beat Plastic Pollution. Shortly after, EcoWatch branded it as “one of the coolest social media campaigns since the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.” The push to reduce the use of plastic may not be as popular as the...

The #MeToo Movement in the Workplace: Legislative Updates & Refresher

By Glenn A. Duhl, Esq. New York lawmakers at both the state and local level have responded to the #MeToo movement by enacting dramatic changes to existing laws on workplace sexual harassment. Because these changes are taking effect incrementally, it is all the more important for employers in New York...

Employee Spotlight: Victor Rivera

By Sue Minichiello You’d be hard pressed to find a person more easygoing, friendly, and warm than Victor Rivera. When you add professional qualities like dedicated, enthusiastic, and dependable, you get a model employee. And that’s exactly what Victor Rivera is. “I have nothing but good things to say about...

HR Minute: Minimizing the Agony of Termination

By Claudia St. John No doubt, terminating an employee is the just about the worst part of being a manager. It’s a difficult conversation; we have no idea how the employee will react, and even when we know termination is justified, we hate to hurt someone, both emotionally and financially....